State and Regional News
House gives initial approval to measure removing legal hurdle for red light camera fines
JEFFERSON CITY - A bill given first-round approval by the Missouri House on Wed, Mar. 12, would remove a legal hurdle that would then allow cities to enforce red light and speed camera fines.
Rep. Dave Hinson, R-St. Clair, sponsored the measure.
Lawmakers push for a transparent execution process in Missouri
JEFFERSON CITY - If a Senate measure is passed Missourians would know who is providing the drugs to execute inmates.
Missouri lawmakers urged to allow trespassing on private property to retrieve hunting dogs
JEFFERSON CITY - Missouri hunters would be allowed to trespass to retrieve their hunting dogs under a measure presented to a legislative committee.
Pit bulls would be considered equal to toy poodles under a measure before Missouri lawmakers
JEFFERSON CITY - The battle for dog equality has reached the Missouri Senate, where a bill aimed at outlawing breed-specific ordinances was heard before the Senate General Laws committee.
Another session, another measure taken to tax cell phone's for 911 calls
JEFFERSON CITY - Missouri's House voted to be the last state to tax cell phone's for 911 calls, under a measure proposed Tuesday, March 11.